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Istanbul Aydin University and CEFTUS Joint Forum “The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe and the Role of Turkey”

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This event has now been postponed to a future date due to our keynote speaker Prof Dr Kucukcan’s commitments in Parliament. Please visit our website for updates. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. You are cordially invited to and Centre for Studies on Turkey (CST) of Istanbul Aydin University’s seminar in partnership with the Centre for […]

CEFTUS Westminster Debate ‘Turkey, the Kurds and the Crisis in the Middle East’

  Hosted by Jonathan Reynolds Labour (Co-op) MP for Stalybridge and Hyde, the Centre for Turkey Studies held a timely debate with keynote speakers Bill Park of Kings College, Independent Analyst Gareth Winrow and Deputy Director of RUSI Qatar, Michael Stephens. Co-chairs Baroness Hussein-Ece and Dr Ayla Gol of Aberystwyth University opened the debate in […]

‘The Crisis in Iraq’: Bill Park

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Defence Studies, King’s College, Bill Park’s speech in the Public Forum ‘the Crisis in Iraq: Unexpected Alliances, Western Intervention and the Question of Kurdistan’. “What I am going to say is, I hope analytical, but some of you might regard it primarily as pessimistic or realistic. I will leave you to […]

Joint Forum ‘the Crisis in Iraq’

  9 September 2014, House of Commons The London based Centre for Kurdish Progress in partnership with the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) organised a debate on the crisis in Iraq. Meg Hillier MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch hosted the event at the House of Commons, Committee Room 12. Over 100 hundred people attended […]



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The Centre for Turkey Studies is a non-profit organisation that organises monthly speaker series, panel discussions, round tables and dinner events in the UK Parliament, think tanks, academic institutions and the City of London.   Founded in 2011, the Centre has achieved a lot in 5 years, establishing itself as a cultural leader in Turkish, […]